- 30 April 2012
- 2 May 2012 11:12:14 PM
- Infection Length:
- 4,866 bytes
- Systems Affected:
- Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
JS.Phremous is a worm that copies itself to removable drives and network shares and may also download potentially malicious files.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version 27 April 2012 revision 021
Latest Rapid Release version 19 February 2013 revision 016
Initial Daily Certified version 27 April 2012 revision 033
Latest Daily Certified version 2 May 2012 revision 034
Initial Weekly Certified release date 2 May 2012
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Wild Level: Low
Number of Infections: 0 - 49
Number of Sites: 0 - 2
Geographical Distribution: Low
Threat Containment: Easy
Damage Level: Low
Payload: Hides folders and creates link files with the same name. May download potentially malicious files.
Distribution Level: Low
Shared Drives: Copies itself to removable drives and network shares.
Writeup By: Nino Fred Gutierrez